A probable food-borne outbreak of pharyngitis after a massive rainstorm in Beijing, caused by emm89 group A Streptococcus rarely found in China

Int J Infect Dis. 2013 Jun;17(6):e471. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2012.12.018. Epub 2013 Jan 29.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • China / epidemiology
  • Disease Outbreaks*
  • Foodborne Diseases / epidemiology*
  • Foodborne Diseases / microbiology
  • Humans
  • Pharyngitis / epidemiology*
  • Pharyngitis / microbiology
  • Streptococcus pyogenes / classification*
  • Streptococcus pyogenes / isolation & purification